Ladyboys vs ex-All Black rugby players: Elephant polo style

The haka is recognised around the world as the war dance performed by New Zealand’s famous all black rugby team, but these ex-players are taking on an unusual challenge. An elephant polo match against Thailand’s famous transgender ladyboys team ‘Miss Tiffany’. Each team is allowed three elephants each and two people ride on the elephant […]

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Shelford Murray breaks through on to the national rugby scene

17-year-old Shelford Murray of Te Rarawa was a student at Kaitaia College last year. This year, he was offered a full rugby scholarship to one of New Zealand’s most exclusive schools, and today the Northlander has been named in the New Zealand secondary schools squad. Raniera Harrison has this story of hard work, determination, and […]

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Rotorua Boys’ High reflect on proud rugby history ahead of semi finals

It’s all on in Rotorua at the finals of the high school rugby national tournament. Rotorua Boys High School have made the quarter finals for the first time since 2006. Kereama Wright caught up with them. Feeling good ahead of Rotorua Boys College’s first quarter final in nine years. I’m calm at the moment, but […]

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